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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (May 24, 1915)
MONDAY, MAT 14, 1915.
PLATTSMOUTH SOU-WEEKLY JOCBNAE.
From Fridav'n Dally.
L. A. Meisinger was amon.gr the
visitors in the city yesterday for a
few hours looking after some matters
Attorney C. U. Taylor came down
this afternoon from Omaha to look
after some matters cf business at the
Fritz Siemineit was in the city yes
terday for a few hoars looking after
some tradin gwith the merchants and
visiting with friends.
Mrs. Henry Kaufmann and Miss
Nettie Terryberry were among: those
going to the metropolis this morning,
where they will visit for the day.
Clen Perry came in this morning
from his country home and was
among those going to Omaha on the
early Burlington train to visit for
Will Oliver and wife came in this
afternoon from Loveland, Iowa, where
they have been visiting for a short
time with their daughter, Mrs. Harry
Charles Miller, the veteran farmer
from south of this city, was in town
yesterday afternoon for a few hours
looking after some trading with the
Mrs. Charles Pitt man was among
those going to Omaha this morning,
where she will spend a few hours
looking after some matters of busi
ress in that city.
The many friends of Mrs. J. A.
Murray will be sorry to learn that she
is confined to her bed at the home of
her sister-in-law, Mrs. Eck, in Omaha,
where she went last Sunday for a few
days' visit. The many friends trust
that her illness will be of short dura
tion and that she will enjoy a rapid
recovery and be in their midst again.
William H. McDt-r.iel. one of the
most popular and genial agents on
the Missouri Pacific in Nebraska, was
here last evening for a few hours
from his home in Nebraska City, and
as is his custom, called at the Journal
office for a pleasart visit. He has
just returned from a trip to Sedalia,
Missouri, and reports the crops there
on his farm as looking fine and every
thing points to a big crop.
From PaturdaVi Dai.T.
Ed Rummell was among the farm
er visitors in the city yesterday look
ing after some trading with the mer
chants. C. E. Metzger of Mynard was here
today for a few hours looking after
some matters of business and visiting
with his friends.
J. R. Hunter and family came down
this afternoon from Gibson to visit
for a short time here with his rela
tives and friends.
Miss Seva Johnson came in last
evening from Omaha to visit over
Sunday here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Gust Johnson.
Louis Rheirackle, wife and little
child were in the city today from their
home near Murray to look after some
trading with the merchants.
P. II. Meisinger was in the city
yesterday for a few hours looking
after some trading with the mer
chants, driving in from his home near
Holliett Knapp came in this morn
ing on No. f from Lincoln and will
visit for a few hours with relatives
aud friends, and expects to return
home this afternoon.
W. H. Abbott of Cleveland, rep
resenting the Abbott-Eaton company,
the owners of the lighting plant in
this city, was here today for a time
looking after the interests of the
Noel E. Rawls of Boise, Idaho, came
in last evening from the west to visit
his mother, Mrs. C. A. Rawls, who is
at the hospital in Omaha, as well as
to spend a few days here with his
Mrs. R. E." Lloyd, accompanied by
Mrs. S. E. Lloyd, of Vernon, Texas,
who is visiting for a time at the Lloyd
home near Mynard, were passengers
this morning for Omaha to spend the
day taking in the sights of the me
tropolis. E. C. Hill, storekeeper of the Bur
lington in this city, accompanied by
his wife and son, Roscoe, and daugh
ter, Kathleen, departed last evening
on No. 2 for Chicago, where they will
visit Mrs. Hill's sister and family over
Sid R James of Elmwood, assessor
of Stove Creek precinct, was in the
city last evening, coming up to file
his report with the county assessor,
and reports everything as being in
fine shape in that locality, with great
prospects for crops.
From Monday's tailv.
W. H. Mark of Union was in the
city today for a few hours, looking
after some matters of business.
L. D. Hiatt and wife of Murray
were here yesterday visiting with
relatives for the day in this city.
Adam Hild of near Mynard was
among those in the city Saturday
looking after some matters of busi
ness. Robert Sherwood, sr., came up yes
terday from Nebraska City to visit
here over Sunday with relatives and
August Ossenkop and wife of
Louisville were here Saturday at
tending the dance and visiting with
Miss Eda Marquardt, the county
superintendent, was among those go
ing to Omaha this morning to visit for
a few hours.
Philip Fornoff of the vicinity of
Cedar Creek was here Saturday look
ing after some trading and visiting
C. A. Gauer of the vicinity of Cedar
Creek was here today looking after
some trading with the merchants for
a few hours.
Adam Fornoff of Cedar Creek was
among the visitors in the city Satur
day for a few hours, looking after
some week-end shopping.
Mrs. Arthur Troop and little daugh
ter were among the passengers this
morning for Omaha, where they will
visit for the day with friends in that
Ralph Haynie departed this morn
ing for South Omaha, where he will
visit for a short time, looking after
some matters of business on the stock
Misses Alma and Elizabeth Holly
were passengers this morning for
Omaha, where they will visit for the
day, looking after some matters of
Mrs. Inez Stenner came in Satur
day evening from Lincoln and will re
main here for the graduation ex
ercises, her son, Leon, being a mem
ber of the class of 1915.
Noel B. Rawls of Boise, Idaho, who
is visiting here for a short time, was
a passenger this morning for Omaha,
where he will spend the day with his
mother at the hospital in that city.
Jerry McHugh of Murdock came in
Sunday afternoon from his home for
a short visit with Mr. and Mrs. Thorn
Walling. Jerry reports the arrival
at his home last Tuesday of a fine
new son and that the mother and lit
tle one are progressing nicely.
BIG CUT PRICES IN
After moving my stock of furniture in
to my new room on Main Street, opTosite
the court house, I find that I have not
room to accommodate the goods that I
now have on hand, and display the new
stock that I am receiving, so in order to
g-et the needed room, I am going to offer
New and Second-Hand Furniture
at Greatly Reduced Prices
in order to remove them at once. If you
are needing anything in the Furniture line this will
1 your opportunity. We want to sell the goods right
now, and if you will call we believe we can convince
you that we can saveyou some money.
MBS. KATHERENE HOLLY
PASSES AWAY AFTER A
This morning at C o'clock at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Joseph
Novotny, in the west part of the city,
Mrs. Katherine Holly passed away
after an illness of some months' dura
tion, from a complication due to her
advanced years, being at the time of
her death some 74 years of age. Mrs.
Holly had been a resident of Platts
mouth for the past twenty-two years,
having come here from Racine, Wis
consin, in 1893, and has since that
time made her home here continu
ously, where her children had come
several years before. Mrs. Holly was
born in Austria, and was reared to
womanhood in her native province of
Moravia, and was married there to
Joseph Holly, who died in that coun
try in 1874, and the widow, with her
little family came to America in 1883,
settling first in Wisconsin, where the
family resided for a short time ,and
the children then came west to Platts
mouth, where they were joined by the
The death of Mrs. Holly came as a
severe blow to those who knew her
best and they will regret greatly to
learn of her passing, and while this
worthy lady was not widely acquaint
ed, to those who knew her best she
was a most tender mother and kindly
friend. Mrs. Holly leaves to mourn
her death three children, William
Holly and Mrs. Joseph Novotny of
this city and Frank Holly of Omaha,
all of whom were present when the
final summons came. She also leaves
one sister, Mrs. Joseph Svoboda, to
mourn her loss.
The arrangements for the funeral
have not as yet been completed, but
it will probably take place Wednes
M. E. Manspeaker Improving.
Yesterday morning M. E. Man
rpeaker was able to return home after
having been confined by illness for a
week at the General hospital in Oma
ha, and his friends will be well pleas
ed to learn that he is getting along
in fine shape and has every prospect
for a speedy recovery He is sitting
up at his home and in a few days ex
pects to be around as usual.
A Pleasant Occasion.
From Saturday Dally
Last evening, following the junior
senior reception at the Modern Wood
man hall, four of the members of the
junior class, Misses Janet Patterson.
Edith Dovey and Messrs. Robert Wal
ling and Charles Dovey, entertained at
a very pleasant luncheon four of the
members of the senior class, Misses
Lillian Dwyer, Robin Richardson and
Messrs. Wallace Hunter and Will
Richardson. The young people enjoy
ed very much the occasion.
SEVERAL DESIRABLE CASS
COUNTY FARMS FOR SALE.
190-acre farm close to Louisville.
Will take in a smaller farm on deal.
Farm loans at 5 per cent.
Auto insurance at cost.
T. II. POLLOCK, Plattsmouth.
Best Thing for a Bilious Attack-
"On account of my confinement in
the printing office I have for years
been a chronic sufferer from indiges
tion and liver trouble. A few weeks
ago I had an attack that was so severe
that I was not able to go to the case
for two days. Failing to get any re
lief from any other treatment, I took
three of Chamberlain's Tablets and
the next day I felt like a new man,"
writes H. C. Bailey, Editor Carolina
News, Chapin, S. C. Obtainable
John Carmack, wife and little son,
John Carl, came down from Omaha
Saturday evening to visit over Sun
day at the home of Mrs. Carmack's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kuns-
mann. Mrs. Kunsmann has not been
feeling in the best of health for the
G. G. Hoffman, wife and daughter,
Miss Hattie, returned home yesterday
morning from a trip of several weeks'
duration in the gulf coast country,
having visited at Port Arthur and
Galveston, Texas, and other points,
and report having had a most delight
ful time. While in Port Arthur they
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Dalton, a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George A. Meisinger departed
this afternoon for Omaha, where she
will enter the St. Joseph's hospital
and expects to undergo an operation
tomorrow for a tumor. Mr. Meisinger
and sons will go up in the morning to
be present at the operation.
One of Ira Helms mules that he
works on the Standard Oil wagon was
very seriously kicked by one of the
other mules. It's hip was badly
bruised and torn.
Dr. Trenholm and family and Mr.
and Mrs. L. W. Roettger motored to
Hooper, Neb., Sunday morning and
paid a visit to William and Leon
Roettger at that place.
A card from G. L. Berger states
that he is doing nicely and that he
has been checking coin. Crops are
looking good and that he has a fine
prospect for lots of fruit.
Mrs. Ellen Kear, Dora Kear and
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Harrington leave
May 20th for Guyman, Oklu.. to visit
relatives. From there they go to
California to visit other relatives and
attend the exposition.
We received a letter from M. T.
Turner on Monday which stated that
he and his family are now settled at
Fairfield, Utah. Mr. Turner has pur
chased a farm at that plate and his
many friends wish him much pros
perity in his new home.
Frank Warner returned from David
City, Neb., on Monday evening, where
he had gone to look after the estate
of his father in the settlement of the
same. The estate was settled and Mr.
Warner gets a nice little piece of
property as his share.
John Bickert and family have just
letumed from a trip to Exeter to
visit his father, A. Bickert. who has
been sick in bed for over a year. How
ever, he seems of cheerful disposition.
Mr. Bickert reports the country there
very fine, but prospcts not quite so
bright as in good Cass county.
Miss Edith Abel , who is so well
known here, is visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. H. Cassel and
her numerous other friends here this
week. She is on her way to her home
at Sheridan, Wyoming, from Chicago,
where she had been studying fcr a
missionary. She expects soon to enter
the foreign missionary work in either
India or China.
Last Friday a party of gentlemen
from Greenwood, consisting of W. E.
Failing, William Howard. Dr. N. D.
Talcott and Rev. Wilton, came over to
look at the new M. E. church with a
view of building a new church at that
place similar to this one. They were
very favorably impressed with the
building and pronounced it the finest
tey had seen. They say that they
have a sufficient amount of money in
sight, and just as soon as they can
get plans ready they will start the
erection of a new church at Greenwood.
E. J. Mougey took a shipment of
his fat hogs to the South Omaha mar
ket Tuesday afternoon.
George Adams was called out to
Elmwood last Saturday morning on
account of the serious illness of his
Andrew Lyon and wife and Mrs.
Barbara Taylor went to Murray on
the Monday evening train to make
a visit with their sister, Mrs. John
Abe L. Becker and Chris Ross were
selling shipments of hogs on the
South Omaha market Monday even
ing, returning home on the flyer next
Andrew Lynn and v. ife of Geneva,
have been speeding the week with
lelatives and friend; here; also visit
ed relatives in Weepirg Water, Ne
braska City and Murray.
Ed L. Shoemaker went to South
Omaha Wednesday evening to attend
to business on the live stock market,
his son, Norin gcJ'ig with him as
guide through the "movie" shows of
James G. Easter and family are
keeping up with modern methods
of transportation, as well as other
things, having fmrchased a fine
Studebaker auto from A. L. Becker,
the local salesman.
K. D. Clark, Weeping Water, came
down Tuesday morning and viewed
the scene of Monday night's con
flagration that wiped out Wes Clark's
restaurant and other buildings on the
north side of Main street.
Mrs. Fannie Eikenbary departed
last Saturday for Talmage, where
she took charge of the telephone of
fice. Mrs. Eikenbary had charge of
the Lincoln Telephone company's of
fice here several years, doing efficient
work until its recent purchase by the
local company. Her many friends
here are pleased that she has been
called to such a good position as the
Talmage office, but regret her de
parture from Union.
FOR SALE Fawn und White Indian
Runner duck eggs, white egg strain,
S1.00 per 13, $5.00 per 100. Inquire
of A. O. Ramge, Route 1, Platts
mouth, Neb. 4-5-tf-wkly
I?:crease the value and in: prove .
the appearance of your Earns, Roolb,
Fences and Outbuildings with
Commonwealth "Barn Bed
An easy working, hard drying paint of
clean, bright color and handsome gl-js. It
covers well, moderate in price, and ex
ceedingly economical. Will far more than
return every dollar paid in increased telling
or renting value cf your property.
Ia pallons, five palloa pack
ed ages, and barrels.
Alzvayx Jrull Measure.
FRICKE (El CO
Oscar Huffman has been limping
this week from a badly sprained
W. W. Carter left Wednesday with
his car of household goods for his
new home at Cozad.
Frank and Paul Sitzman drove over
from Plattsmouth Saturday. Paul re
mained to work for George Towle on
Miss Cleo Jameson, who has been
enjoying her vacation from her school
work in Chicago with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Jameson, return
ed to Chicago Tuesday.
II. E. ravel of near Wabash was
in town Monday for the first time in
some weeks. Mr.' Fravel has been
having a serious time with his left
foot and limb since having the
measles last winter.
R. S. McCleery is building a new
garage, which is 18x20 feet and a
basement barn 32x40 feet, 14-foot
post. The post above the basement
will be used for grain and hay, with
a driveway in the center.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Davis s.nd Mrs.
Boyd returned Friday afternoon from
their trip to California and the ex
position. They report a fine trip and
a good time, but they were glad to get
back to Weeping Water.
Mrs. Julia Gustin of Elmwood re
turned home the first of the week af
ter a week's stay at the home of he r
daughter. Mrs. Fred Garrison, help
ing to care for the children, who are
recovering from a siege of sickness.
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Halmcs return
ed Tuesday evening from their trip
to the Portaks Valley, New Mexico,
and Piainview, Texas. Mr. Ilulmes
was very much pleased with the
country and thinks he will locate
either at Piainview or Portales. If.
I). Reed stopped to vi.dt hi son, Don
ald, and has not returned yet.
Lame back is usually due to rheu
matism of the muscles of the bark.
Hard working people are most likely
to suffer from it. Relief may be had
by massaging the back with Chamber
lain's Liniment two or three times a
Jay. Try it. Obtainable everywhere.
. "" . . . .
Anna Bahr went to Edgar, Neb.,
for a few weeks' visit with Muriel
Ida Elomer.kamp of Hastings is
visiting her brother, F. W. Blomen
kamp and family.
A. II. Vanlandingham shipped two
carloads of stock to the Nebraska City
market Tuesday morniryr. He accom
panied the cars.
Aunt Betsy Sumner, who was taken
to the Lincoln sanitarium last week
for medical treatment, is reported
somewhat improved at this writing.
Dr. and Mrs. J. N. Campbell and
children, of Stamford, Neb., were
visitors last week at the home of the
doctor's sister, Mrs. Thomas Hawkins.
Neal McKay and Fred Muenchau,
sr., left Friday night for Bogard. Mo.,
having been called there by the
serious illness of Alvin Reiter, a
brother-in-law of Mr. McKay's and a
nephew of Mr. Muenchau's.
Charles Rivett was in town Thurs
day visiting his daughter, Mrs. A. M.
Trumble. Mr. Rivett just recently re
turned home from an eight weeks'
visit in Oregon and Washington. He
reports that times are awfully dull in
the west and that there are thousands
of men unemployed. j
Cecil Petit returned home Tuesday
morning from Nebraska City, where
he has been holding down .second trick
at the Missouri Pacific passenger sta
tion for the past three weeks. He
departed Wednesday night for Duna
vant, Kansas, where he will hold down
the agency for the next thirty days.
Several dogs in town died last Sat
urday night as the result of eating
poisoned food, which someone had set
out for them. To say the least, this
is a mighty mean trick to do, and if
the guilty party were found out, no
doubt, someone would make it mighty
hot for him. There is a law against
such a misdemeanor with a heavy
Have you seen the WIS
Smoke the "Exquiseto"and "Eagle,"
the best 5c cigars. Herman Spies,
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